How long does a prosecutor have to file charges for an OWI after arrest?
Question Details: I received an OWI last weekend after swerving for deer in the road. I left the wrecked vehicle against a tree on a country road. I then left my truck and went home to call for a tow truck. I then got arrested 2 hours later.
Depending on the exact charges they bring, they have at least two years at a minimum, and up to five years at a maximum, to bring charges against you. If your OWI was a week ago, the authorities are well within time to file charges.
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